Best pubs for AFL

This is about as important as list’s get - The best pubs to watch AFL live and loud. Everyone has their favourite pub for the footy, and when you can't get to the stadium, your local is the perfect place to watch AFL on TV. We have compiled a list of the best pubs to catch the biggest games. If you attend a pub on this list you can be sure they will be showing the game and that you won’t be alone cheering on your mighty team as they march towards September. Want to know how many screens will be showing the footy? Just click on each pub profile for that and more. If you are after the closest pub to you right now you can find that on our bar finder page or simply download the app. 

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Ball!!! Once you have heard this word screamed at a fully packed MCG you will forever be in love with the atmosphere that this competition creates. The AFL is our game and it is a spectacle. Bar the MCG we think the best spot to watch the AFL is in a great sports pub with a big screen, commentary on and a top selection of beers. That’s why we created a list. Best bars to watch AFL. Whether you are tucked in close to the MCG at the Richmond Club Hotel, singing your team’s song at the Rose in Fitzroy or enjoying the sun in Sydney's Light Brigade there is no shortage of great pubs that show the nation’s game. AFL. It can be harder to find the perfect pub showing AFL outside of Victoria and South Australia. That’s where MatchPint’s pub finder comes in handy. We are constantly on the lookout for more great pubs to watch live sport so send in your recommendations. More of a NRL fan? Try this equivalent page of best bars to watch NRL .

Auburn Hotel

Auburn Hotel

Particularly popular for Hawthorn games. Really nice pub with outdoor screens and beer garden. Good beer selection and food is top notch.
Buffalo Bar
Booking Available

Buffalo Bar

Buffalo bar is a sports haven in the middle of the Brisbane CBD. These guys specialise in American style dining with burgers and hot wings that will make your mouth water. These guys love sports, and play all the big American codes. Buffalo also love the AFL and play all games live and loud.
bookable
College Lawn Hotel

College Lawn Hotel

An institution for all sport south of the river. If you like outdoor viewing then College will not disappoint. Showing all major games and serving great grub College is certainly a firm MatchPint favourite.
Ferry Road Tavern
Booking Available

Ferry Road Tavern

Southport's home of live sport, Ferry Road is as good as it gets for AFL. Big screens galore, ice cold beers and award winning food. The holy trinity.
bookable
Regatta Hotel
Booking Available

Regatta Hotel

One of Brisbane's premier AFL venues, the Regatta welcomes footy fans with open arms. With multiple screens to watch the games and set on the banks of the Brisbane River, this is a perfect spot to catch the action.
bookable
The Wharf Hotel

The Wharf Hotel

Great riverside location is also only a 10 minute walk to Marvel stadium so great for some pre-game pints. 8 screens throughout the bar meaning you will always have a decent view of the footy.
Bourke Street Imperial

Bourke Street Imperial

This pub is a classic. Known for it's rooftop and for being an excellent live sport venue. If you are in the CBD looking for a pub to watch the AFL it is hard to go past The Imperial.
Premium
Mosman Club

Mosman Club

Sydney based AFL fan looking for somewhere to watch? Look no further than the Mosman club. With a 7sqm 8K LED Megascreen, the Mosman club could be the best place to watch the footy in NSW.
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London Tavern Hotel

London Tavern Hotel

One of the most iconic richmond pubs around, the Tav is only a 3 minute walk from the MCG. The perfect place to watch if you can't make it to the stadium, with an epic beer garden and huge screen to catch every moment.
The Precinct Hotel

The Precinct Hotel

If you're looking for the best place to catch an afternoon game in the sun, the Precinct is the venue for you. This modern style shows the games on a large projector screen on their deck area and is only a stones throw away from the MCG.